Coronavirus in India

Health Ministry advises Central Ministries, PSUs to dedicate their hospital beds for Covid management

The ministry stated that this has been done as a significant measure to substantially augment the hospital infrastructure for effective clinical management of severe COVID-19 patients. The ministry s

published on : 16th April 2021

Foreign produced Covid vaccines: Decision on emergency use applications to be taken in three days

The Union Health Ministry had issued regulatory pathways for foreign produced COVID-19 vaccines according to which the CDSCO has prepared detailed guidelines.

published on : 15th April 2021

Over 93.45 lakh people vaccinated against Covid-19 in Maharashtra so far

The statewide data for vaccination, which started on January 16 in Maharashtra as part of a nationwide drive, is till April 8, the department said in a statement.

published on : 9th April 2021

No plan to stop train services, numbers will be increased on demand: Railway board chairman on Covid surge

The Railway Board chairman also ruled out the need for a COVID-negative certificate to travel by train.

published on : 9th April 2021

'Worst situation': Mumbai's Covid-19 vaccination to halt due to lack of vaccines, says Mayor

This is for the first time that Maharashtra is going through such 'worst situation', the Mayor said, and held the Union government responsible for it.

published on : 8th April 2021

Now, Noida imposes night curfew till April 17 amid rise in Covid-19 cases

Similary, the Ghaziabad district administration has also announced night curfew from 10.00 pm to 5.00 am from tonight.

published on : 8th April 2021

Covid-19: Fadnavis asks Maharashtra govt to procure remdesivir from other states amid shortages

Ex-Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis said that the state government should pay attention to the availability of remdesivir, as instances of black marketing had been reported last year.

published on : 8th April 2021

NCP slams Centre for adopting 'lackadaisical attitude' towards Maharashtra despite 'vaccine shortage'

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan refuted the state government's claims, terming them as 'utterly baseless' and blamed the latter for its failure to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.

published on : 8th April 2021

No dine-in at restaurants as Covid-19 restrictions tightened in Pune

Maharashtra Health Department said that Pune has 70,851 active COVID-19 cases and the city has reported 8,373 deaths and 4,74,141 recoveries till now.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Two Surat labs shut down for fake Covid-19 test reports: Gujarat government

State Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said the government had received complaints that these two laboratories were issuing fake COVID-19 negative certificates.

published on : 1st April 2021

At all public and private sector centres: Covid vaccination throughout April, including gazetted holidays

The Centre wrote to all states and union territories and asked them to make necessary arrangements for this, the Union Health Ministry said.

published on : 1st April 2021

COVID: Rajasthan increases night curfew timings by 1 hour in eight districts

However, IT companies, restaurants, chemist shops, offices related to emergency services, wedding ceremonies, transportation, travellers will be exempted from the night curfew.

published on : 31st March 2021

COVID-19: Visitors from Nepal to be subjected to rapid antigen tests in Uttarakhand

Besides the two international bridges, rapid antigen tests have also been started at Udiyari bend, Panar bridge and Aincholi village which are the other entry points for people from Nepal.

published on : 31st March 2021

As Covid-19 cases rise, practical exams kick off at many CBSE schools today

Some schools, which have already completed their practical exams in the past week, said that sensitising students and their families was the most important part of the process.

published on : 29th March 2021

24 students of private agricultre college in Tamil Nadu test positive for Covid-19

According to sources, when one of the student tested positive, swab samples from all other students in the college were taken.

published on : 29th March 2021
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